Rick Steves' Europe: European Travel Skills

Rick Steves' Europe is public television's travel series focusing on European travel. Written and hosted by Rick Steves, each half-hour show takes viewers to Europe's most interesting places, from great cities to off-the-beaten-path discoveries. Through these three videos, Rick Steves shares some practical tips about European travel skills - transportation, accommodations, trip planning, packing, safety, and even enjoying Europe's cuisine.

Episode 01 - European Travel Skills I
We'll visit the Netherlands and Germany to learn about transportation by train and car within Europe, changing money, and settling in upon arrival. How well you're able to enjoy the delights of Europe depends upon how well you plan and how skillfully you travel.

Episode 02 - European Travel Skills II
We'll visit Venice, Siena, and the Cinque Terre in Italy to learn about trip planning, packing, safety, and - perhaps the most rewarding skill of all - connecting with the locals. Going beyond the sights, Rick shares some practical tips to help make European travel fun and hassle-free.

Episode 03 - European Travel Skills III
We'll visit the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London while covering tips for finding the best accommodations, getting around in big cities, and enjoying Europe's cuisine. This information is key to making the most of your travel time and, if you're on a budget, can help you cut the cost of your travels in half.

Rick Steves' Europe Series
Britain and Ireland
Eastern Europe
France and Belgium
Greece, Turkey, and the Middle East
Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Nordic Countries
Spain and Portugal